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Narwhal
Narwhal
Side and bottom views of an individual
Narwhal size-2
Size compared to an average human
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Clade: Cetancodontamorpha
Suborder: Whippomorpha
Infraorder: Cetacea
Family: Monodontidae
Genus: Monodon
Species: M. monoceros
Binomial name
Monodon monoceros
Linnaeus, 1758
Narwhal range
Range of M. monoceros

Other names

It is also as the Narwhale.

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References

  1. ^ Jefferson, T.A., Karkzmarski, L., Laidre, K., O’Corry-Crowe, G., Reeves, R., Rojas-Bracho, L., Secchi, E., Slooten, E., Smith, B.D., Wang, J.Y. & Zhou, K. (2012). "Monodon monoceros". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 

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